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Old October 24, 2008, 05:26 PM
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Default ASUS Unleashes Highest Performing Enthusiast Motherboard

ASUS Unleashes Highest Performing Enthusiast Motherboard to Date: ROG Rampage II Extreme

ASUSTeK Computer Inc.

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Triple channel memory architecture
6 x DIMM, max. 12 GB, DDR3 1800 (OC) / 1600 (OC) / 1333 / 1066 / MHz, non-ECC, unbuffered memory

Hands-on Hardware-based Overclocking with TweakIt and ProbeIt
In order to help overclockers build the fastest machines in the fastest time possible, the ROG Rampage II Extreme offers two innovative overclocking solutions: TweakIt and ProbeIt. TweakIt enables overclockers to make real-time changes to their systems´ core frequency, voltage and other parameters using the joystick-like control on the motherboard itself—even while the benchmark utility is running. At no point does software come into play; the tweaking is completely hardware-based. ProbeIt, on the other hand, takes the guesswork out of locating the motherboard´s measurement points, demarcating them clearly so that users will know exactly where they will be able to get quick yet accurate readings using a multitester. There are eight sets of detection points in total.



SLI and CrossFireX Support with SLI/CrossFireX on Demand
Realizing SLI graphics technology on an Intel chipset-based platform has always been an overclocker´s dream. Many have risked 'bricking' their motherboards and voiding their warranties by running cracked SLI drivers on unlicensed platforms. The ROG Rampage II Extreme therefore features SLI/CrossFireX on Demand, providing support for 3-Way SLI. This means that users will be able to install up to three 3-Way SLI-capable graphics cards. Should they so wish, users will still have the flexibility to run a CrossFireX setup instead of an SLI one. Whichever route they choose to pursue, users are guaranteed jaw-dropping graphics performance at a level previously unseen.





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